Assistant Professor- Mathematics

Colorado Springs, CO
Oct 08, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
DescriptionThe Department of Mathematics at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS), invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, starting August 2021, and pending budgetary approval. The department offers PhD and Master’s degrees in Mathematics, and has active research programs in Algebra, Applied Mathematics, and Probability. For further information about the department, please visit

Preference will be given to applicants with research interests in Applied/Computational Mathematics or Probability. To be successful a candidate must have a PhD in Mathematics or a related field at the time of the letter of offer, possess a strong research record, and show potential to secure external funding. Preference will be given to candidates with post-doctoral research experience. The position requires teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels (in person and online), research, mentoring of graduate students, and service. The standard workload is 40% teaching, 40% research and 20% service.

Who We Are:

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) (link: is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

What We Offer:

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found

Total compensation includes salary plus health, retirement, and non-cash compensation. Information on calculating total
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This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Mathematics or a related field at the time of the letter of offer
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-doctoral research record
  • Strong research record
  • Research interests in Applied/Computational Mathematics or Probability
  • Potential to secure external funding
Physical Requirements: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements and fine motor skills. Talking and hearing within normal range.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Oct 7, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing